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Nov 12, 2012 12:30am PST
the second obama administration do to encourage job creation? marty? >> i think getting the uncertainty of higher taxes off the table would help. i think corporate tax reform would also help. president obama has said that he would bring the top rate down. the corporate rate down from 35 to 28%. that would get us in line with the the major european economy. that would be a good thing. if we took the next step and went to the international tax rules that every other industrial country has, so-called territorial system, that would encourage american firms to bring back some of the literally more than a trillion dollars of funds that they have sitting outside of the u.s. economy. >> what about the health care legislation? now that president obama has been re-elected, we know obama care, affordable care act is not going anywhere. after all of this debating about it. what impact do you think that will have? >> let me underscore my agreement with marty. we worked together on corporate tax reform in president's economic recovery advisory board and i think it would be very important
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Nov 20, 2012 4:30am PST
has more details on what the obama administration right now is hoping this trip will accomplish. >> reporter: more explosions in gaza this morning as tensions between israel and hamas show no sign of ending. negotiations are under way with egypt as mediator. >> we're encouraged by the cooperation and the consultation we've had with the egyptian leadership. we want to see that, again, support a process that can deescalate the situation. >> reporter: but the two sides are far apart. hamas wants israel to stop killing its leaders. israel insists on a cease-fire first. that's the message secretary of state clinton will take when she meets with israel, egypt and the palestinians. >> we need a little bit of a period of quiet diplomacy to try to de-escalate this. >> reporter: president obama still traveling in asia was on the phone till 2:30 this morning trying to keep this from escalating to a ground war. >> if israelis push across the border, the narrative changes, the picture changes, in way that say will make it that much more difficult to get back to a negotiation. >> reporter: bu
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Nov 16, 2012 11:00am PST
. >> king also adds there is question right now whether the obama administration changed the initial talking points about what was said publicly about the deadly attacks. >>> another bay area tech company began selling shares for the first time this morning. ruckus wireless ipo last night and scott mcgrew said the stock quickly sank. >> it certainly started well. here is video from 6:30 our time and they ring the opening bell on the opening stock exchange. the morning after they plummet $15 a share. now, the shares didn't start trading right away. it always takes some time for those first trades. when they did, it was less bell and more crickets as the price fell below the ipo price of $14 and change. that's the bad news. critics were quick to say perhaps the company should not have ipo'd with the concerns of the fiscal cliff. the first sale of stock happened last night when the investors paid ruckus the full $15 a share. that money that selena lo's company keeps every time after the stock trades on the new york stock exchange. that's a transaction between private individuals. ruckus
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Nov 16, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> "the new york times" reports that the obama administration has been given an assessment about what intervention in syria might require. the pentagon says a u.s. military effort to seize the stockpile of chemical weapons require upward of 75,000 troops and the "times" reports that senior american officials are concerned that the militant group hezbollah have set up training camps near the chemical weapons depots. >>> four people were killed in texas when a freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans. this is just terrible. the accident happened at a railroad crossing in midland, texas, as the float tried to get around the safety gates and lights. the float was made with a flat bed trailer with chairs for each of the veterans. in addition to the four deaths, others were injured. >> this may be one of the most tragic events we've had in our town and it's a sad day. i shook their hands and saw them personally, met their wives. it truly was an honor to be in their presence. these guys are true american heroes. >> secretary of defense leon panetta issued a stateme
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Nov 12, 2012 12:00am PST
margin, what, three million votes, you could have bad times, scandal and in the second obama administration and some moderate republican could come along and say, this is my time. chris: the question is coming up later in this show, that very question. let me ask you about this. a pathway to citizenship. >> i think they absolutely do, and i think they'll be running to immigration reform. i think republicans are going to be embracing it. i think it's going to end up passing with 90 votes in the senate. chris: this is going to be like social security once was. >> absolutely. i think republicans definitely want to get that behind them. it's right that mitt romney did get 57 million people but the trajectory for republicans is not -- the trend is not in that direction. chris: republicans know it too. we are a mixed bag ethnically. when we come back, scoops and predictions from the notebooks chris: tell me something i don't know. >> in a belated gesture of transparency, romney's going to release his tax returns. [laughter] chris: what a hoot. >> i'm joking. but i think we go back
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Nov 18, 2012 8:00am PST
obama administration, where that had been strained. can you give me some personal sense of how he appeared before you on the substantive matters but also the personal matters at hand? >> yes, i can. for me, personally, this is a heartbreak. i respect david petraeus. i respect his 37 years of service to our country. i respect his command ability. i respect this great intellect that he has where he can speak literally on dozens of subjects. you know, training manuals, counter insurgency, various military tactics. and he is one of our brightest and our best. there is no counter to that. here's a problem that we have. our tours are long. they are multiple. whether you're a private or a four star, coming back into civilian society is difficult. here's a man, and you see "time" magazine and the medals he has. you see the stars. one day, he takes all of that off. he's in a plain blue suit like this. he looks no different from you or you or you. he looks a bit different from us. having said that, there's no entourage. there's no driver. he gives an order at the cia. there's discussion. th
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Nov 19, 2012 3:00am PST
strike, even though that wasn't how the obama administration initially described it publicly. representative peter king of new york said petraeus had briefed the house intelligence committee on september 14, and he does not recall petraeus being so positive at the time that it was a terrorist attack. he thought all along that he made it clear there was terrorist involvement, king said. that was not my recollection. so senator feinstien, did petraeus contradict himself or has he contradicted the white house's version of events? >> we have a transcript of that meeting on that day. and petraeus very clearly said that it was a terrorist attack. and outlined who he thought might be involved in it. so any -- >> this is right after the attack? >> that's the day after the attack. i think there's no question about it. what has concerned me about this is really the politicization of a public statement that was put out by the entire intelligence committee, which susan rice on the 16th, who was asked to go before the people and use that statement, did. i have read every one of the five i
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
began today. republicans fired up over how the obama administration handled the tragedy by first reporting it was sparked by anti-american protests. former cia director david petraeus will testify behind closed doors. he went to benghazi to a investigate and both parties are hopeful he can clear up who knew what and when. meanwhile, petraeus made a first public remark since resigning last friday. he told a tv reporter he did not share any classified documents with paula broadwell. but officials found classified information on her home computer. classified, but not highly classifi classified. the fbi is investigating how she got them and if there's any wrongdoing. >>> guilty and ordered to pay more than two years after the worst oil spill in u.s. history. the largest criminal settlement in history announced today. bp pleaded guilty to 14 felony counts, including misconduct and neglect and is fined $4.5 billion. the fiery explosion of the deep water horizon in the gulf of mexico killed 11 crew members and caused crude oil to gush out of the well for months. shutting down commercial
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
accusing the obama administration of misleading the public about the cause of the attack. for more on the general's testimony, let's bring in tracie potts this morning. now, general petraeus went to tripoli and conducted interviews about the attack. do we have any inclination about what he's going to say today? >> reporter: well, we have some sense of what he said in the first hearing. there are two. he i believe is in the second one now, assuming things are still on schedule. in that first hearing with the house intelligence committee, he talked quite a bit about his investigation and whether or not initially the u.s. thought this was a spontaneous attack or a terror attack. according to congressman peter king, who came out and briefed us afterwards, there were some differences between what lawmakers remembered in their initial briefing with the cia and what petraeus recalled about how much emphasis they put on this being a possible terror attack. >> so this hearing is private, obviously. will an open hearing be held for the public? >> reporter: yeah, at some point at least on the se
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Nov 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
, this is all part of the obama administration push to have more say in the economic growth of asia in china's back yard, to show that they are going to be an economic rival here in asia, brian. >> chuck todd traveling with the president in cambodia tonight, thank you, chuck. >>> there is developing news on the benghazi investigation after a weekend of sharp criticism and pressure from republicans, a lot of it took place on yesterday's "meet the press." our chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. in our d.c. news room with that, good evening >> reporter: good evening, brian, white house and intelligence officials are denying charges that there was an attempt to whitewash the origins of the benghazi attack to protect the president politically. today, white house officials say they knew it was a terrorist attack from the beginning. there was never a question in their mind, but to them that didn't rule out that it could have been spontaneous or planned long in advance. and they still get conflicting information on who the suspects were. so they say the intelligence committee,
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am PST
obama administration about what officials knew and when regarding the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, that killed four americans, including ambassador chris stevens. on sunday, lawmakers called on u.n. ambassador susan rice to testify before congress on her remarks after the attack. at issue are rice's talking points and why a final draft was changed to down play the role of terrorists, a fact supported by friday's closed door testimony of former cia director david petraeus. republicans portrayed rice as a pawn of the president's election year agenda. >> the story she told reinforced the political narrative helpful to the president. i don't know what she knew, but i know the story she told was misleading. >> we are going to find out who made changes in the original statement. until we do, i really think it's unwarranted to make accusations. >> the administration denies any claims of white house interference. >>> meanwhile, paula broadwell, the north carolina woman at the center of the scandal that led to petraeus's resignation, returned home for the firs
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Nov 19, 2012 7:00am PST
president and obama administration promised if more reform happened here in myanmar. willie? >> chuck todd traveling with the president in myanmar. thanks. >>> it was no surprise who brought down the house at the american music awards. korean superstar rocking out gangnam style. it was a special guest that electrified the theater. ♪ yes, that's the one and only mc hammer, proving he's still too legit to quit. and those hammer pants are making a come back. talk more about the amas and justin beiber's big night at the awards coming up. 7:12. natalie, matt, al, time to pull the hammer pants out. >> you were sharing each leg. >> hammer pajamas. how old is mc hammer. >> he looks amazing. >> he's good. he's good. >> willie, thank you very much. appreciate it. >>> mr. roker has a check of the weather. >> i have to hammer snug ee. midsection of the country, look at this, in australia, one of the most well defined water spouts i've seen. the same system that spawned this caused massive damage on land. 2,000 homes damaged or destroyed, just really amazing video. closer to home in th
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Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
country. the obama administration strongly supports democratic reforms there. the president is meeting with myanmar's reformist president and advocates. >>> today was the anniversary of the jonestown massacre. for the first time family members could gather at an official permanent memorial. in a brief service at oakland's evergreen ceremony, they unveiled four stone panels engraved with the names of all who kind november 18th, 1978. not everyone is happy about one name, james jones. jones is the san francisco minister responsibility for the mass suicide in guyana. >> horrific. we lived that tragedy. my family. many people never got over it and now we have to see the insult. >> mof the survivors see the memorial as a critical step in healing. more than 400 jonestown victims are buried at ever green. it was the only cemetery in the united states to accept the bodies. for decades it was marked by one granite stone. >>> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy vice president biden is assuring people in new jersey the federal government will not abandon them. he spent most of today touring the d
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Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
tight with the bush administration, no, sir knot a lot of trust in the obama team of him, fear that he could run for president, not a great relationship between him and the president, seem to have been repaired, had to be part of the backdrop here, a certain lack of trust. >> well, general petraeus spent much of the last decade abroad, he hasser is thfd country very well. did the honorable thing. we have this tendency in washington to want to tear people down when they have made a mistake, when they have fallen -- a legitimate american hero, he has got great contributions to make in the future. he will clearly have to navigate this very difficult personal issue but he has served this country well and this country is more secure today because of general david petraeus and this country owes him a debt of gratitude for that. >> no question about that doris, as i have said this weekend, not exactly a topic that brings husbands and wives closer together. your thoughts about this in terms of what should happen? >> i don't know. i think in general, i wish we could go back to the time when the
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Nov 14, 2012 4:00am PST
. and today for the first time we expect to hear from president obama directly as his administration is rocked by scandals involving two of the men he counted on most, former cia director david petraeus and afghan war commander general john allen. the newest headlines in the investigation are creating even more of a tangled web. this morning's "wall street journal" reports general allen, who is now under investigation for e-mails between he and jill kelley of tampa florida, is telling associates that he received an e-mail traced back to paula broadwell, the petraeus biographer accused of sending harassing e-mails to jill kelley. according to the journal, allen says the broadwell e-mail was written under the pseudonym kelley patrol. it described kelley as a, quote, seductress, and warned the general about becoming entangled in a relationship with the married socialite. the journal also reports kelley tried this summer to get the fbi to drop the investigation that began with kelley's complaint of harassing e-mails traced back to broadwell. people familiar with the case tell the journal
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